MoneySense's annual ranking measures the quality of life in 200 Canadian cities across the country. A total of 33 categories are considered to determine which urban areas offer the best places to live, work and play. Categories include: weather, affordable housing, household and discretionary income, new cars on the road, job prospects, population growth, health care access, crime rate and ability to walk or bike to work.
Regina ranked #6 as in the Top Mid-Sized Cities to live in Canada in 2013. Overall, Regina ranked #17 out of the 200 cities surveyed. A city has to score well in all categories to come out on top.
For overall ranking in large cities, Calgary took the #1 spot, Ottawa is #2, followed by Edmonton, London, Winnipeg, Halifax, Toronto, Mississauga, Quebec City and Vancouver.
For mid-sized cities Burlington, Ontario took the #1 spot followed by Oakville, Saanich, Lethbridge, Saskatoon, Regina, Kingston, Vaughan, Richmond Hill and Lévis.
Click to view the entire list. Other interesting categories include best places to raise kids, best places to retire, and best places for new immigrants.
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